LibResInfo - resurrection info without comms
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08-24-12, 06:42 PM
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I'm not sure I understand the problem.
If you're checking out a local copy via SVN, it is 100% default SVN functionality that the checkout path uses the repository name (at least with TortoiseSVN; not sure about other clients). Checking out from WowAce may
different because WowAce uses the project "slug" as the repository name (eg. "smartres2") instead of something with a numeric ID, but it's not
different. You can change the path during checkout, or rename the folder afterward. Anyone doing SVN checkouts on a library in alpha development is probably savvy enough to figure out how to rename a folder.
(On a side note, if you're on a case-sensitive filesystem, a default checkout from WowAce using TortoiseSVN will be just as broken as a default checkout from WoWI, because the folder name "smartres2" won't match the TOC name "SmartRes2.toc".)
Also, the SVN repo for LRI has the svn:externals property set correctly, so it will include LibStub and CallbackHandler-1.0 in the checkout.
If you're embedding it in your CurseForge/WowAce addon via .pkgmeta, do the same:
externals: Libs/LibResInfo-1.0: svn://svn.wowinterface.com/LibResInfo-976/trunk
The only possible issue I can think of is that people downloading the -nolib package of your alpha version through the Curse Client won't get the library, but I don't really consider this a problem, since the library is not ready for release and should not be used in a release addon yet. Once it is ready for release, it will also be posted on CurseForge so the Curse Client will be able to get it.
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